Pelita Harapan University

Pelita Harapan University (Indonesian: Universitas Pelita Harapan, UPH) is a private Christian university in Lippo Village (see: Lippo Karawaci), Tangerang, Indonesia, under Pelita Harapan Education Foundation (Indonesian: Yayasan Pendidikan Pelita Harapan).[1]

Pelita Harapan University
Universitas Pelita Harapan
TypePrivate
Established17 September 1994
(26 years ago)
 (1994-09-17)
FounderJohannes Oentoro and James T. Riady
RectorJonathan L. Parapak
Location
Jl. M. H. Thamrin Boulevard 1100 Lippo Village Tangerang, Indonesia 15811
Websitewww.uph.edu

UPH was the first university in Indonesia to introduce programs entirely taught in English, the first to offer a liberal arts curriculum, and the first to introduce a multi-disciplinary approach to its programs.[citation needed]

HistoryEdit

UPH was founded in 1994.[citation needed]

In 2006, UPH opened two residence halls, one of which was the MYC Dormitory.[2] Students at the university's teacher's college are assigned to the Teacher College Dormitory, which opened in July.[3]

In 2007, the university opened UPH Surabaya.[4]

In 2014, UPH Medan opened.[5]

Secondary schoolEdit

UPH has an affiliated secondary school, called UPH College, which also has a student dormitory.[6] Its program provides a national plus curriculum, making it semi-international.

SportsEdit

UPH has a winning basketball team called UPH Eagles. During two seasons in the years 2015 and 2016, Rivaldo Pangestio was crowned most valued player (MVP).[citation needed] In 2015, the Eagles won first place in LIMA. In 2018 LIBAMA (Liga Basket Mahasiswa) final their rookie Yesaya Alessandro Saudale scored 12 pts and grabbed 4 rebounds en route to their 4th consecutive title. Yesaya also won the MVP of the league.[7] (Liga Mahasiswa).[8]

Notable alumniEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ http://www.ypph.org/uph#sthash.uC906Pad.dpbs
  2. ^ "MYC Dormitory." Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-04-22 from http://www.uph.edu/student-life/residence-life/myc-dormitory.html.
  3. ^ "Teacher College Dormitory." Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-04-22 from http://www.uph.edu/student-life/residence-life/teacher-college-dormitory.html.
  4. ^ Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-12-25 from http://surabaya.uph.edu/.
  5. ^ Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-09-03 from http://medan.uph.edu/.
  6. ^ "UPH College Dormitory." Pelita Harapan University. Retrieved on 2014-04-22 from http://www.uph.edu/student-life/residence-life/uph-college-dormitory.html.
  7. ^ https://www.mainbasket.com/r/3098/gelar-juara-keempat-beruntun-bagi-putra-universitas-pelita-harapan. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ Only by God's Grace UPH Eagles Basketball Team Won The First Place on LIMA (Liga Mahasiswa)

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Coordinates: 6°13′45″S 106°36′39″E / 6.2292°S 106.6108°E / -6.2292; 106.6108